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Opening notes from Media Lab spring meeting

(It’s a busy day – hope to augment these with links a bit later today…) Radio host John Hockenberry introduces the first day of the Media Lab’s spring sponsor meeting. He suggests that the lab is an “infectious idea”, a way of working and thinking that spreads well beyond the walls of the building. He [...]
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